Million Dollar Poker Tournament Series at Beau Rivage

(Biloxi, Miss.) – Do you have what it takes to play poker with the best? Beau Rivage Resort & Casino has announced the schedule for their Million Dollar Heater poker tournament series taking place January 4 – 23, 2013.

It is one of the biggest tournaments in the region and top pros from around the world are expected to attend.


The annual event is a poker players paradise with $1,000,000 in guaranteed prize pools and 62 tables. The main event features a $500,000 guaranteed prize pool with an entry fee of $2,500 + $100.

Twenty nine tournament events will be spread out over 19 action-filled days with buy-ins from $100 up to $2,500. The tournament will kick off with the $300,000 guaranteed $300 + $40 No-Limit Hold’em Event No.1, Jan. 4-6.

During the Million Dollar Heater, there will be daily No-Limit Hold’em Tournaments and $300 + $40 Mega Satellites. Daily 4:00 p.m. events with exciting game formats, including 6-Handed No-Limit Hold’em, Limit Omaha 8 or Better, Seven-Card Stud 8 or Better, Limit Hold’em, and Pot Limit Omaha. $120 + $30 Mega Satellites with $100 re-entry for Championship Event every day at 5:00 p.m., Jan. 4–19. $80 + $20 No-Limit Hold’em nightly events at 7:00 p.m. Jan. 4 –20. There’s something for everyone with special tournaments for seniors and ladies. The seniors event ($200 + $30) is Monday, Jan. 7 at 12:00 p.m. The ladies event  ($200 + $30) is set for Sunday, Jan. 13 at 4:00 p.m.

As the success of the Million Dollar Heater increases, Beau Rivage Poker Room Manager Johnny Grooms is excited about the possibilities it presents. “This is the fifth year we have hosted a major poker event at Beau Rivage in January,” said Grooms. “Poker players from around the country have grown accustomed to a world class event in a top-notch facility, with Southern hospitality only shown at Beau Rivage. We expect to host larger fields this year, as we have expanded our guaranteed prize pools to attract more players.”

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. Jan. 4 and is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Level times increase as the tournament advances. Play and stay with a special $59 weekday and $99 weekend room rates. For blind structures and other details, visit  Call 1.888.567.6667 for reservations. Follow us on Facebook at